Is Richer Better For ATL?

Jun 15, 2017

Atlanta’s demographics are in flux, and city neighborhoods are following suit. A new study from Georgia State University took a comprehensive look at the last 45 years in the Atlanta metro area. It found the city is more diverse, more educated and wealthier than ever. That sounds like good news. The bad news is, the city has lost five percent of its affordable housing units every single year since 2012. We talk about solutions to gentrification with urban planner Ryan Gravel, Peoplestown community organizer Alison Johnson of the Housing Justice League., and Andy Schneggenburger, an affordable housing advocate and developer in Atlanta.